Hong Kong Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery

Volume 5 Number 1, April 2001

Surgical strategies for rheumatoid arthritis

Tang WM, Ng KH,1 Chiu KY
Division of Joint Replacement Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics Surgery and
1Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Surgical treatment could be considered as one of the most important advances in treating rheumatoid arthritis in the past 30 years. The sequence of surgical treatment for patients with multiple joint involvement, however, is still controversial. This report states the principles of planning surgical strategies in the light of two cases of polyarthritis. (Hong Kong j. orthop. surg. 2001;5(1):64-69)

Key Words: Arthritis, rheumatoid/surgery; Arthroplasty, replacement, hip; Case-control study; Metatarsophalangeal joint/surgery


鄧偉文、 吳嘉豪、曲廣運


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